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August 21, 2020

Government agrees on timeline for gillnet transition and ban

Minister of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development Dr Hon. Omar Figueroa inked the agreement on Thursday with the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries (CSF) and [...]
August 19, 2020

Placencia poachers renew discussion on the benefits of crocodile ranching

"This loss of the crocodile is not just a loss to American crocs in Belize, it is a loss to the biodiversity of the Placencia Lagoon [...]
August 11, 2020

Chicken shortage reported across the country

Residents who usually purchase directly from chicken suppliers noted that the suppliers were out of chicken.
August 6, 2020

Food warning labels good for your health, says Healthy Caribbean Coalition

And it may also help to slow the spread of COVID-19, with those carrying non-communicable diseases (NCDs) (hypertension, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer) having both [...]
August 4, 2020

Dozens of peccaries found dead near Maya Center Village

By BBN Staff: Our colleagues at PGTV reported that on Sunday, residents noted dozens of dead peccaries near Maya Center Village in Stann Creek.
August 1, 2020

Emancipation day reflections Part 2 – 5 point plan to get us out of mental slavery and dependency

By Hugh O'Brien: Part I  of 2 articles I wrote reflecting on the state of affairs of ‘black’ people as we celebrate emancipation day, was posted [...]
July 29, 2020

Belize highlights importance of mangroves to global eco-systems

Cho-Ricketts serves as a member on several national committees and networks providing technical and scientific advice on marine resources management and is working on a new [...]
July 29, 2020

Jaguar named “Short-tail” first one documented to cross Belize-Guatemala border

The news was published by scientists of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in a journal called CATnews, a cat specialist group which is a part of [...]